Tuesday, September 8, 2009


After having their constituents raise holy hell with them over these past several weeks, one would think that Democrats would slow down and rethink plunging American headfirst into nationalizing health care. Afterall, the President did say that it needed to be done right, didn't he? However, that apparently is not going to happen.

According to ABC News, the President is pushing for urgency to get a bill through Congress and Democrat leaders Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid stated they can get a package passed--even if they don't know what that package is.
While White House spokesman Robert Gibbs today refrained from telling reporters whether President Obama in his speech Wednesday night will set a deadline for passing health care reform, sources tell ABC News that in his private meeting with Democratic congressional leaders this afternoon the key word was

The president told House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., that it is important for them to pass health care reform bills soon, the sources said. Both leaders told the president that despite the difficult rough and tumble of the legislative process in the last few weeks, they are optimistic that both the House and Senate can pass health care reform legislation.

What will be in the bill remains an open question, though after the meeting, Reid told reporters that “we're going to do our very best to have a public option or something like a public option before we finish this
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1 comment:

  1. Obama wants to push this bill through now in the event he loses majority after the 2010 elections. It is unfathomable that this bill could be passed without anybody knowing the contents!

    If this isn;t the Liberal "Perfect Storm", I don't know what is.


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